Donald Mack Garner|
Saratoga Springs, UT-Our Friend, Brother, Dad, Papa and Sweetheart nobly finished this side of his journey November 20th 2012.
Don walked the path of service - devoted to his family, his friends and his country. He was a United States Navy veteran and a retired Salt Lake County Sheriff.
Born June 28, 1945 to Walter Mack and Bessie Parry Garner (both deceased). Married to Debbie (Birdsall) Garner, celebrating 35 years together. Blessed by his treasures, his pride and joy, his beloved Children and Grandchildren: Jeanne (Mike) O'Connor (Sean, Meagan, Erin & Ailee); Heather Garner (Bella Don), Justin (Mikala) Garner (Tuck), Bradley (Malori) Garner.
He is the brother of Dick (Karen) Garner, Sheryl (Larry) Thompson and Karee (George) Marinos, Brother-in-law to Margo (Lee) Rosenhan. Don loved his siblings; they were his best friends, enjoying their times together, their love, support and all of his nieces and nephews. It is a truly magnificent family!
Don enjoyed the friendship of many and cherished the brotherhood of those he served with in the Sheriff's department. Don looked forward to the many lunches he shared with them.
We extend our gratitude to all that have provided such tender care to Don and our family. Your kindness touched our hearts and brightened our days. You made a difference.
A viewing will be held Sunday Evening November 25, from 5:00-7:00pm with Military Honors at 5:00pm at Garner Funeral Home, 1001 11th Ave. SLC, UT, 84103.
Dad you taught us well, we love and admire you. It is from all that made our yesterdays, we live our todays. Thankfully, this will carry us through our tomorrows -we know we are yours forever and always.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Kidney Foundation. http://www.kidneyut.org/
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.garnerfuneral.com
Published in Salt Lake Tribune from Nov. 24 to Nov. 25, 2012